The standard guided cave tour is the Owenbrean River -Walking Cave Tour
Explore this underworld labyrinth as you trace the journey of the Owenbrean River and discover its energy as the waters gurgle and splash venturing deeper into the black abyss. Enlighten your senses as you smell, hear and feel this active living cave around you! This exciting tour follows the Yorkshire Ramblers exploratory route of 1935 past hidden tunnels, still pools, delicate formations and stunning reflections.
Duration: 60-75mins minutes *
Fitness: Average fitness
Steps: 154 on exit of show cave
Distance: 1.5 km Walking Tour (mixture of concrete path, boardwalk and stepped sections)
*Underground water levels permitting on the day of your visit, your ticket will be automatically upgraded complementary to the Martel Tour. Your upgrade includes a short subterranean boat trip this tour is 75-minutes in duration.Book Now
Marble Arch Caves guided cave tours are scheduled throughout the day. All cave tours are guided and you can guarantee your entry with a time slot. Guided Cave Tours begin at the Visitor Centre and you are required to register your arrival 30 minutes prior to your cave tour start time.
Guided Cave Tour tickets can be purchased online through the booking system. We advise you to book your guided cave tour tickets in advance to avoid disappointment during peak periods when we could be fully booked.
What To Wear
The temperature in the show cave is approximately 10 degrees all year round. We suggest that visitors wear flat comfortable footwear and bring an extra layer (warm jumper, fleece)
The Marble Arch Caves are one of the most active river cave system in Ireland and the UK, the cave is formed from three rivers draining off the Northern slopes of Cuilcagh Mountain. The cave system is 7.1miles/11km long with over 1mile/1.5km developed into a show cave. Carefully constructed paths enables you to comfortably traverse the Marble Arch Caves whilst discrete lighting displays the cave features and delicate cave formations to their best.